Fifi the Rai Blaster: Sky Arch The Bannister Hotel, Braamfontein, Joburg Thursday, June 9, 10.30pm Tickets R50 at the door
Now this looks interesting.
Up-and-coming experimental musician Fifi the Rai Blaster is doing a national tour of her production Sky Arch, described as “a musical exploration on how oral traditions, and indigenous mythology and astronomy, affect and shape our collective consciousness”.
In it, she uses digital tools and live instruments in a performance that combines music and rhyme-driven storytelling with projected visuals and movement. “My gesture to music is avantgarde in that it is not meant to be boxed or understood. Although the art scene is filtered and sound is ever-changing over time, I make music with the intention of creating sound and that is what makes it what it is,” says Fifi. She started out as a hip-hop artist in 2005 and is now working on a full-length album with superproducer Kanif under indie label Iapetus Records. If you feel like experiencing something truly unique, this might be the event to circle in your diary.
NEW WAVE Fifi is gearing up for a national tour, taking her unique and experimental breed of rap and storytelling to her growing body of fans